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May 30 is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 215 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1010Ren Zong, Chinese emperor (d. 1063)
  • 1201Theobald IV, count of Champagne (d. 1253)
  • 1423Georg von Peuerbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1461)
  • 1464Barbara of Brandenburg, Bohemian queen (d. 1515)
  • 1580Fadrique de Toledo, 1st Marquis of Villanueva de Valdueza (d. 1634)
  • 1599Samuel Bochart, French Protestant biblical scholar (d. 1667)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Alfred Karindi, Estonian pianist and composer (d. 1969)
  • 1901 – Cornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and author (d. 1979)
  • 1902Stepin Fetchit, American actor and dancer (d. 1985)
  • 1903Countee Cullen, American poet and author (d. 1946)
  • 1906Bruno Gröning, German mystic and author (d. 1959)
  • 1907Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist and academic (d. 2008)
  • 1908Hannes Alfvén, Swedish physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
  • 1908 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d. 1989)[7]
  • 1909Jacques Canetti, French music executive and talent agent (d. 1997)
  • 1909 – Freddie Frith, English motorcycle road racer (d. 1988)
  • 1909 – Benny Goodman, American clarinet player, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1986)
  • 1910Harry Bernstein, English-American journalist and author (d. 2011)
  • 1912Julius Axelrod, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)
  • 1912 – Erich Bagge, German physicist and academic (d. 1996)
  • 1912 – Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (d. 1980)
  • 1912 – Millicent Selsam, American author and academic (d. 1996)
  • 1912 – Joseph Stein, American playwright and author (d. 2010)
  • 1914Akinoumi Setsuo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 37th Yokozuna (d. 1979)
  • 1915Len Carney, English footballer and soldier (d. 1996)[8]
  • 1916Justin Catayée, French soldier and politician (d. 1962)
  • 1916 – Mort Meskin, American illustrator (d. 1995)
  • 1918Pita Amor, Mexican poet and author (d. 2000)
  • 1918 – Bob Evans, American businessman, founded Bob Evans Restaurants (d. 2007)
  • 1919René Barrientos, Bolivian general and politician, 55th President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
  • 1920Franklin J. Schaffner, Japanese-American director and producer (d. 1989)
  • 1922Hal Clement, American author and educator (d. 2003)
  • 1924Anthony Dryden Marshall, American CIA officer and diplomat (d. 2014)
  • 1925John Henry Marks, English physician and author
  • 1926Johnny Gimble, American country/western swing musician (d. 2015)
  • 1927Joan Birman, American mathematician
  • 1927 – Clint Walker, American actor and singer (d. 2018)
  • 1927 – Billy Wilson, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 1993)
  • 1928Pro Hart, Australian painter (d. 2006)
  • 1928 – Agnès Varda, Belgian-French director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2019)
  • 1929Georges Gilson, French archbishop
  • 1930Mark Birley, English businessman, founded Annabel's (d. 2007)
  • 1930 – Robert Ryman, American painter (d. 2019)
  • 1931Larry Silverstein, American real estate magnate
  • 1932Ray Cooney, English actor and playwright
  • 1932 – Pauline Oliveros, American accordion player and composer (d. 2016)
  • 1932 – Ivor Richard, Baron Richard, Welsh politician and diplomat, British Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 2018)
  • 1934Alexei Leonov, Russian general, pilot, and cosmonaut (d. 2019)
  • 1934 – Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2012)
  • 1935Ruta Lee, Canadian-American actress and dancer
  • 1935 – Guy Tardif, Canadian academic and politician (d. 2005)
  • 1936Keir Dullea, American actor
  • 1937Christopher Haskins, Anglo-Irish businessman, life peer, and British politician
  • 1937 – Rick Mather, American-English architect (d. 2013)
  • 1938Billie Letts, American author and educator (d. 2014)
  • 1939Michael J. Pollard, American actor (d. 2019)
  • 1939 – Dieter Quester, Austrian race car driver
  • 1939 – Tim Waterstone, Scottish businessman, founded Waterstones
  • 1940Jagmohan Dalmiya, Indian cricket administrator (d. 2015)
  • 1940 – Gilles Villemure, Canadian-American ice hockey player
  • 1942John Gladwin, English bishop
  • 1942 – Carole Stone, English journalist and author
  • 1943James Chaney, American civil rights activist (d. 1964)[9]
  • 1943 – Anders Michanek, Swedish motorcycle racer
  • 1943 – Gale Sayers, American football player and philanthropist (d. 2020)
  • 1944Lenny Davidson, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1944 – Meredith MacRae, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1944 – Stav Prodromou, Greek-American engineer and businessman
  • 1945Gladys Horton, American singer (d. 2011)
  • 1946Allan Chapman, English historian and author
  • 1946 – Dragan Džajić, Serbian and Yugoslav footballer
  • 1947Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (d. 2021)
  • 1948Johan De Muynck, Belgian former professional road racing cyclist
  • 1948 – Michael Piller, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2005)
  • 1948 – David Thorpe, Australian rules footballer
  • 1949P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball player and coach
  • 1949 – Paul Coleridge, English lawyer and judge
  • 1949 – Bob Willis, English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2019)
  • 1950Bertrand Delanoë, French politician, 14th Mayor of Paris
  • 1950 – Paresh Rawal, Indian actor, producer, and politician
  • 1950 – Joshua Rozenberg, English lawyer, journalist, and author
  • 1951Zdravko Čolić, Bosnian Serb singer-songwriter
  • 1951 – Fernando Lugo, Paraguayan bishop and politician, President of Paraguay
  • 1951 – Stephen Tobolowsky, American actor, singer, and director
  • 1952Daniel Grodnik, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1952 – Kerry Fraser, Canadian ice hockey player, referee, and sportscaster
  • 1953Jim Hunter, Canadian skier
  • 1953 – Colm Meaney, Irish actor
  • 1955Topper Headon, English drummer and songwriter
  • 1955 – Jacqueline McGlade, English-Canadian biologist, ecologist, and academic
  • 1955 – Caroline Swift, English lawyer and judge
  • 1955 – Colm Tóibín, Irish novelist, poet, playwright, and critic
  • 1956Tim Lucas, American author, screenwriter, and critic
  • 1957Mike Clayton, Australian golfer
  • 1958Eugene Belliveau, Canadian football player
  • 1958 – Marie Fredriksson, Swedish singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2019)
  • 1958 – Steve Israel, American lawyer and politician
  • 1958 – Michael López-Alegría, Spanish-American captain, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1958 – Ted McGinley, American actor
  • 1959Phil Brown, English footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1959 – Randy Ferbey, Canadian curler
  • 1959 – Frank Vanhecke, Belgian politician
  • 1961Harry Enfield, English actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1961 – Bob Yari, Iranian-American director and producer
  • 1962Kevin Eastman, American author and illustrator, co-created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • 1962 – Richard Fuller, English lawyer and politician
  • 1962 – Tim Loughton, English businessman and politician
  • 1962 – Tonya Pinkins, American actress and singer
  • 1963Michel Langevin, Canadian drummer and songwriter
  • 1963 – Élise Lucet, French journalist
  • 1963 – Helen Sharman, English chemist and astronaut
  • 1964Wynonna Judd, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress
  • 1964 – Andrea Montermini, Italian race car driver
  • 1964 – Tom Morello, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1965Troy Coker, Australian rugby player
  • 1965 – Billy Donovan, American basketball player and coach
  • 1965 – Iginio Straffi, Italian animator and producer, founded Rainbow S.r.l.
  • 1966Thomas Häßler, German footballer and manager
  • 1966 – Stephen Malkmus, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1967Tim Burgess, English singer-songwriter
  • 1967 – Rechelle Hawkes, Australian hockey player
  • 1967 – Sven Pipien, German-American bass player
  • 1968Jason Kenney, Canadian lawyer and politician, 40th Canadian Minister of National Defence
  • 1968 – Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen, sentenced to life in prison related to September 11 attacks
  • 1969Naomi Kawase, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Ryuhei Kitamura, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1971Paul Grayson, English rugby player and coach
  • 1971 – Duncan Jones, English director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1971 – Idina Menzel, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1971 – Jiří Šlégr, Czech ice hockey player and politician
  • 1971 – Adrian Vowles, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster
  • 1972Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American baseball player and coach
  • 1974Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)
  • 1974 – Kostas Chalkias, Greek footballer
  • 1974 – CeeLo Green, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor
  • 1974 – David Wilkie, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1975Evan Eschmeyer, American basketball player
  • 1975 – Brian Fair, American singer-songwriter
  • 1975 – Andy Farrell, English rugby player and coach[10]
  • 1975 – Marissa Mayer, American computer scientist and businesswoman
  • 1976Rasho Nesterović, basketball player
  • 1976 – Magnus Norman, Swedish tennis player and coach
  • 1976 – Margaret Okayo, Kenyan runner[11]
  • 1977Rachael Stirling, English actress
  • 1977 – Federico Vilar, Argentinian-Italian footballer
  • 1979Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player[12]
  • 1979 – Clint Bowyer, American race car driver
  • 1979 – Francis Lessard, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980Steven Gerrard, English international footballer and manager[13]
  • 1980 – Ilona Korstin, Russian basketball player
  • 1980 – Ryōgo Narita, Japanese author
  • 1981Devendra Banhart, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1981 – Gianmaria Bruni, Italian race car driver
  • 1981 – Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer
  • 1981 – Remy Ma, American rapper
  • 1981 – Lars Møller Madsen, Danish handball player
  • 1981 – Hisanori Takada, Japanese footballer
  • 1982Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)
  • 1982 – James Simpson-Daniel, English rugby player[14]
  • 1984Sham Kwok Fai, Hong Kong footballer[15]
  • 1984 – Matt Maguire, Australian footballer[16]
  • 1984 – Alexander Sulzer, German ice hockey player[17]
  • 1985Igor Kurnosov, Russian chess player (d. 2013)[18]
  • 1985 – Igor Lewczuk, Polish footballer[19]
  • 1985 – Aaron Volpatti, Canadian ice hockey player[20]
  • 1986Nikolay Bodurov, Bulgarian international footballer[21]
  • 1989Ailee, Korean-American singer and songwriter[22]
  • 1989 – Lesia Tsurenko, Ukrainian tennis player[23]
  • 1990Andrei Loktionov, Russian ice hockey player[24]
  • 1991Jonathan Fox, English swimmer[25]
  • 1992Harrison Barnes, American basketball player[26]
  • 1992 – Danielle Harold, English actress[27]
  • 1994Scott Laughton, Canadian ice hockey player[28]
  • 1996Beatriz Haddad Maia, Brazilian tennis player[29]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician, lawyer, and jurist (b. 1841)
  • 1911Milton Bradley, American businessman, founded the Milton Bradley Company (b. 1836)
  • 1912Wilbur Wright, American pilot and businessman, co-founded the Wright Company (b. 1867)[31]
  • 1918Georgi Plekhanov, Russian philosopher and theorist (b. 1856)
  • 1925Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian and author (b. 1876)
  • 1926Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician and physicist (b. 1864)
  • 1934Tōgō Heihachirō, Japanese admiral (b. 1848)
  • 1939Floyd Roberts, American race car driver (b. 1904)
  • 1941Prajadhipok, Thai king (b. 1893)
  • 1946Louis Slotin, Canadian physicist and chemist (b. 1910)
  • 1947Georg von Trapp, Austrian captain (b. 1880)
  • 1948József Klekl, Slovene-Hungarian priest and politician (b. 1874)
  • 1949Emmanuel Célestin Suhard, French cardinal (b. 1874)
  • 1951Hermann Broch, Austrian-American author (b. 1886)
  • 1953Dooley Wilson, American actor and singer (b. 1886)
  • 1955Bill Vukovich, American race car driver (b. 1918)
  • 1957Piero Carini, Italian race car driver (b. 1921)
  • 1960Boris Pasternak, Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)
  • 1961Rafael Trujillo, Dominican soldier and politician, 36th President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1891)
  • 1964Isaac Babalola Akinyele, Nigerian king (b. 1882)
  • 1964 – Eddie Sachs, American race car driver (b. 1927)
  • 1964 – Leó Szilárd, Hungarian-American physicist and engineer (b. 1898)
  • 1965Louis Hjelmslev, Danish linguist and academic (b. 1899)
  • 1967Claude Rains, English-American actor (b. 1889)
  • 1971Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer (b. 1886)
  • 1975Steve Prefontaine, American runner (b. 1951)
  • 1975 – Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist, founded Isshin-ryū (b. 1908)
  • 1975 – Michel Simon, Swiss-born French actor (b. 1895)
  • 1976Max Carey, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1890)
  • 1976 – Mitsuo Fuchida, Japanese captain (b. 1902)
  • 1978Jean Deslauriers, Canadian violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1909)
  • 1980Carl Radle, American bass player and producer (b. 1942)
  • 1981Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1955)
  • 1981 – Ziaur Rahman, Bangladeshi general and politician, 7th President of Bangladesh (b. 1936)
  • 1982Albert Norden, German journalist and politician (b. 1904)
  • 1986Perry Ellis, American fashion designer, founded his own eponymous fashion brand (b. 1940)
  • 1993Sun Ra, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1914)
  • 1994Ezra Taft Benson, American religious leader, 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1899)
  • 1994 – Marcel Bich, Italian-French businessman, co-founded Société Bic (b. 1914)
  • 1994 – Agostino Di Bartolomei, Italian footballer (b. 1955)
  • 1995Ted Drake, English footballer and manager (b. 1912)
  • 1995 – Lofty England, English-Austrian engineer (b. 1911)
  • 1995 – Bobby Stokes, English footballer (b. 1951)
  • 1996Léon-Étienne Duval, French cardinal (b. 1903)
  • 1996 – Alo Mattiisen, Estonian composer (b. 1961)
  • 1999Kalju Lepik, Estonian poet and author (b. 1920)
  • 2000Tex Beneke, American saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1914)
  • 2001Denis Whitaker, Canadian general and historian (b. 1915)
  • 2005Gérald Leblanc, Acadian poet (b. 1945)
  • 2005 – Tomasz Pacyński, Polish journalist and author (b. 1958)
  • 2005 – Alma Ziegler, American baseball player and stenographer (b. 1918)
  • 2006Shohei Imamura, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • 2006 – David Lloyd, New Zealand biologist and academic (b. 1938)
  • 2006 – Robert Sterling, American actor (b. 1917)
  • 2007Jean-Claude Brialy, Algerian-French actor and director (b. 1933)
  • 2007 – Birgit Dalland, Norwegian politician (b. 1907)
  • 2007 – Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet and critic (b. 1927)
  • 2009Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter and illustrator (b. 1926)
  • 2009 – Susanna Haapoja, Finnish politician (b. 1966)
  • 2009 – Ephraim Katzir, Israeli biophysicist and politician, 4th President of Israel (b. 1916)
  • 2010Yuri Chesnokov, Russian volleyball player and coach (b. 1933)
  • 2010 – Dufferin Roblin, Canadian commander and politician, 14th Premier of Manitoba (b. 1917)
  • 2011Isikia Savua, Fijian police officer and diplomat (b. 1952)
  • 2011 – Saleem Shahzad, Pakistani journalist (b. 1970)
  • 2011 – Marek Siemek, Polish philosopher and historian (b. 1942)
  • 2011 – Clarice Taylor, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2011 – Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)
  • 2012John Fox, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1957)
  • 2012 – Andrew Huxley, English physiologist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)
  • 2012 – Gerhard Pohl, German economist and politician (b. 1937)
  • 2012 – Jack Twyman, American basketball player and sportscaster (b. 1934)
  • 2013Jayalath Jayawardena, Sri Lankan physician and politician (b. 1953)
  • 2013 – Larry Jones, American football player and coach (b. 1933)
  • 2014Hienadz Buraukin, Belarusian poet, journalist, and diplomat (b. 1936)
  • 2014 – Henning Carlsen, Danish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – Joan Lorring, British actress (b. 1926)
  • 2014 – Leonidas Vasilikopoulos, Greek admiral (b. 1932)
  • 2015Beau Biden, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 44th Attorney General of Delaware (b. 1969)
  • 2015 – Joël Champetier, Canadian author and screenwriter (b. 1957)
  • 2015 – L. Tom Perry, American religious leader and member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1922)
  • 2016Tom Lysiak, Polish-Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1953)
  • 2016 – Rick MacLeish, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1950)
  • 2019Jason Marcano, Trinidadian footballer (b. 1983)[32]

Holidays and observances

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